The US Government is being sued by two documentary filmmaking organizations over new visa registration rules that require applicants to divulge any and
The US Government is being sued by two documentary filmmaking organizations over new visa registration rules that require applicants to divulge any and all social media handles–including pseudonyms–that they’ve used over the past 5 years. The lawsuit claims that the new rules constitute “unconstitutional surveillance” and could even put foreign filmmakers in danger.
the NUJ has released a short film called Press Freedom: “Collateral Damage” which tackles the issue of police surveillance of bona fide journalists who document political dissent.
The film is a damming account of the Orwellian techniques and methods of the Metropolitan Police Forward Intelligence Team (FIT Squad) over the last few years.
This film includes evidence of the FIT Squad targeting working journalists and footage of police attacking journalists when covering protests. The film also has an interview with Jeremy Dear and photographers outside New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police.
Photojournalist Christopher Morris, on assignment for TIME magazine covering a Donald Trump rally today in Radford, VA, was involved in an incident with a Secret Service agent as he tried to photograph Black Lives Matter protesters who were being thrown o